Looking forward to a life-changing experience? One that transforms your writing as well as your sense of yourself as a writer? That’s fun and relaxing, but also meaningful and soul-stirring? That puts your merciless day-to-day slog on hold so you can take a breath? That lowers your cortisol levels, boosts your immune system, improves your well-being, and upgrades your Instagram feed? (Serious, you should see the light here.)

Scientific studies have shown conclusively that if you’re a writer (published, practicing, aspiring, or stuck stuck stuck) it’s never too early to plan a week at Come to Your Senses.

And so, just who *are* our fabulous guest author/instructors for June 17-23 2023?

Drum roll. . .

Lidia Yuknavitch is the nationally bestselling author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children, and Dora: A Headcase, and of the memoir The Chronology of Water. She’s the recipient of two Oregon Book Awards and has been a finalist for the PEN Center USA Creative Nonfiction Award. She’s also the founder of Corporeal Writing, the renowned writing lab based in Portland, Oregon. Thrust is her latest novel, and Washington Post critic Ron Charles’ swooned, saying her “…extraordinary new novel is the weirdest, most mind-blowing book about America I’ve ever inhaled.”

Natalie Serber is the author of Shout Her Lovely Name, a New York Times Notable Book, and Community Chest, a memoir of her experience with breast cancer. Her fiction has appeared in One Story, Zyzzyva Magazine, Gulf Coast, and others. Essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Today Show, San Francisco Chronicle, The Rumpus, Salon, and more.

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